wiganworld home page
Home Photos of Wigan Stuff News What's on Classifieds Forum Communicate Guestbook Links
 Search    In association with  The Wigan Courier
 Messageboards
  General
  Places
  People
  wiganworld
  Sports
  Hobbies / Books
  History of Wigan
  Handbags
 
 
Interact
  Wigan ex-pats
  Wigan genealogy
 
 
Whippet racing
Started by: i-spy (13165)  Report abuse
Is it a thing of the past in Wigan. Got a visitor making his first trip to the horrible north. I've got him a flat cap but still need some whippet racing

Posted by: i-spy (13165)  Report abuse
Anybody got a ferret going spare

Posted by: i-spy (13165)  Report abuse
Clogs might be handy too

Posted by: --oy-- (999)  Report abuse
Leyth is the place.

Whippet Racing Club

Posted by: i-spy (13165)  Report abuse
thanks oy.
Can you point me in the direction of a cobbled street
You can probably see where this is going.

Posted by: momac (7965)  Report abuse
Awww little whippets are so cute...wish I had one to cuddle.

Posted by: GOLDEN BEAR (2815)  Report abuse
Whilst i was working all along the south coast of ENGLAND i have to say that at times it got a bit testy and i used to get a bit angry about what southerners actually thought ( some of them) they thought the image portrayed with " flat cap" Whippet's and corrie" was really how we lived north of Brum. They assumed we walked around in clog's and they did not believe we were intelligent. Over a few bevvies i tried to paint a different picture, but some were quite ignorant and did not want to know. Now-a-day's i do hope we have put those storie's to bed.

Posted by: --oy-- (999)  Report abuse
Bird Street area - Higher Ince

Posted by: lectriclegs (2699) Report abuse
Show them this short film. to further their education.

Posted by: jo anne (31314)   Report abuse
I tried to race a whippet but it always beat me.

Posted by: tonker (18849)   Report abuse
Race-Horse Dogs!

Posted by: i-spy (13165)  Report abuse
I could catch pigeons when I was a lad. I don't know where it went wrong

Posted by: jathbee (8044) Report abuse
Eeh. Maybe tha could find a pit mon, pit brow lass an a mill wench to go along wit whippet. . A bet thers a knocker up still knockin abart too.

Tha cud race whippet in't Clinker Valley.

Posted by: jo anne (31314)   Report abuse
Carpet Sharks Ferret Show, Sun 19 Mar, 9.30 - 5, Lamberhead Green Working Mens Club Link

Posted by: aussie94 (1506) Report abuse
Tory government in NSW tried to ban greyhound racing , what a backlash the Premier Mike Baird resigned . Telling the working class how to run their lives , yes it backfired big time. Power to the workers

Posted by: jathbee (8044) Report abuse

 
 
Back
 

 
Note: You must login to post a reply.
If you haven't registered, why not join now?. Registration is FREE!
 
 © 2017 wiganworld
Click here to read the privacy policy, disclaimer and copyright information.
Please contact us with your ideas, suggestions, moans or questions.